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Chicken and Dumplings















Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free


2 cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
¼ cup vegetable shortening
1 each eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1 each hen
½ teaspoon salt


In 8 to 10 quart saucepan with lid, stew in hen in water until tender with salt and pepper.

Remove hen, skin and debone; set aside.

Mix flour, soda, ½ ts. pepper, and ½ ts. salt. Cut in Crisco until crumbles. Add milk.

Mix well and turn on well floured surface to roll.

Sprinkle flour on top and roll very thin.

Makes approximately 17x25-inch squares.

Bring chicken broth to a boil and drop dumplings in one at a time.

Keep dumplings separated.

Simmer 15 min. Serve immediately.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 137g (4.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 2678% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 1034mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 9% Iron 17%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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